Ring Doorbell Comparison: Which One Should You Buy?

Wondering how the differences stack up for Ring vs. Ring 3 vs Ring Pro vs Ring Elite? We put them side by side so you can compare. The post Ring Doorbell Comparison: Which One Should You Buy? appeared first on SafeWise.

Using Fake Student Accounts to Shill Brands

It turns out that it’s surprisingly easy to create a fake Harvard student and get a harvard.edu email account. Scammers are using that prestigious domain name to shill brands: Basically, it appears that anyone with $300 to spare can ­– or could, depending on whether Harvard successfully shuts down the practice — advertise nearly anything… Continue reading Using Fake Student Accounts to Shill Brands

Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta: Mad Marvel Lab Experiment or a Brave New World of Even Less Privacy and Nowhere to Hide?

11/3/21 Max Sheridan — Mark Zuckerberg has doubled down. Just when you thought the Zuck was going to come out with his hands up and surrender to the law, which is closing in on his $1.2 trillion data empire from all sides (and continents), he announces he has no plans to restrain his ambitions. The… Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta: Mad Marvel Lab Experiment or a Brave New World of Even Less Privacy and Nowhere to Hide?

The ‘Groove’ Ransomware Gang Was a Hoax

A number of publications in September warned about the emergence of “Groove,” a new ransomware group that called on competing extortion gangs to unite in attacking U.S. government interests online. It now appears that Groove was all a big hoax designed to toy with security firms and journalists. “An appeal to business brothers!” reads the… Continue reading The ‘Groove’ Ransomware Gang Was a Hoax

On Cell Phone Metadata

Interesting Twitter thread on how cell phone metadata can be used to identify and track people who don’t want to be identified and tracked.

Instagram Imposter Scams Are the Latest Hacks You Didn’t See Coming

11/2/21 Max Sheridan — It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve got some time to kill. You log in to your Instagram account, only to find that someone else – some other you – has already logged in and locked you out. It’s no fun when someone changes the keys on one of your accounts, and not… Continue reading Instagram Imposter Scams Are the Latest Hacks You Didn’t See Coming